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Second Shoot for the Cure aims high

...Mattie Deaton, 23, has cystic fibrosis and attends college in Arizona, managing her condition through self-administered chemotherapy, medication and a medical port in her chest."One of the things my daughter says is that you may have to fight a battle...

When you are about to undergo chemotherapy, you will hear horror stories about the side effects. The worst, for me, was about a man who, when the chemo took his hair...

For the past couple of weeks, I have written about my leukemia and chemotherapy to encourage others who have been diagnosed and might feel anxious about the future. As it turned out, you readers have encouraged...

My Christmas came early. On Friday, I stood at the end of the room where I had taken three-day chemotherapy sessions for the past six months and rang the bell attached to the wall. It's something of a loud, proud ceremony for cancer...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days When Ben Cantil was diagnosed with testicular cancer while in college about five years ago, he underwent aggressive chemotherapy and was in horrible pain, Patterson said. With the suddenness of the disease and insufficient time to sign up for medical...
Family finds joy with retired military working dog and waited. Unfortunately, when I was contacted, I was not able to travel as I was with my daughter helping her with chemotherapy treatments. Several months ago, I contacted the Retired Military Working Dog program in Lackland Air Force Base again to...
Remission is a wonderful response to leukemia

...diagnosed with leukemia. Then a year ago I began monthly chemotherapy sessions, three days a week, with three weeks off to and nurses counteracted them with new medications. Chemotherapy definitely is one answer to cancer.Months later, the chemo...
Oilers pitcher beats cancer to resume baseball career

...of a quarter - a scar left over from chemotherapy treatments. It's not that Diaz feels...Play ball? After four months of chemotherapy and radiation, the cancer was gone...consistently at that level because of what the chemotherapy and radiation did to his body. He...
CPH offers Breast Health navigators

...breast cancer is serve as a consultant or navigator for them. I help guide them through the series of treatments and the chemotherapy, the doctor's appointments, the genetics counselor and the nutritionist. I'm a constant check-in point for them...
Community rallies to help with medical expenses

...regular cell genome. It "takes all the guessing out of chemotherapy," he said. "It matches both to the best and most body without the full toxicity of just being put on any chemotherapy," McGahan wrote. The entire process was out of pocket...


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